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Commemorative event for 350th anniversary of the ‘Fratellanza tal-Kuncizzjoni’

The Gaulitanus Choir will participate in a commemorative event at St Francis Church, Victoria, marking the 350th anniversary of the ‘Fratellanza tal-Kuncizzjoni’ (Fraternity of the Conception). The Akkademja starts at 6.30pm and is entitled “Int l-Unur tal-Poplu Taghna” (Tu honorificentia populi nostri). The choir will be concluding its performance by singing a Tota Pulchra – […]
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‘Christmas: The Feast of the Betrothal of the Lord with his People’ – Pastoral Letter

A Pastoral Letter by the Bishops for Advent 2013, ‘Christmas: The Feast of the Betrothal of the Lord with his People.’ “The liturgical period of Advent and Christmas brings to mind the expectation and the coming of our Lord among us. As we read in the first paragraph of the Letter to the Hebrews: “At […]
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Exhibition on Maritime Graffiti features Russian ship as seen on Citadel walls

The José Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary for Culture and Local Government, has inaugurated an exhibition on Maritime Graffiti. The Malta Maritime Museum exhibition on maritime graffiti in Malta will remain open until March 2014.Scattered around Malta, graffiti are found on megalithic stones, medieval prisons, and on modern buildings such as wayside chapels, parish churches, public buildings […]
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Online public services must be accessible to everyone, MEPs insist

All websites managed by public sector bodies must be accessible to everyone, including the elderly and the disabled, said internal market MEPs this week. They amended draft rules to enable over 100 million people who have difficulty accessing public websites to use e-services, for example, to submit a tax declaration, claim unemployment benefit or enroll […]
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Scheduled power suspension in the village of Sannat on Monday

Enemalta has advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat Gozo, on Monday, the 2nd of December, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ L- GHAXRA T’ OTTUBRU 1942, TRIQ RAS IN-NEWWIELA, TRIQ TA’ SAGUNA, TRIQ TA’ […]
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Sunday’s car boot sale in Marsalforn cancelled due to the inclement weather

The Arka Foundation has advised that the car boot sale scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, the 1st of December, in Marsalforn is being cancelled due to the bad weather conditions (rain and wind) expected for tomorrow. The Foundation said that “unfortunately this was meant to be the last sale for this year, but we will give […]
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Jum ix-Xewkija Football Tournament organised by Xewkija Tigers Youth Nursery

One of the annual activities of Jum ix-Xewkija, is the Football Tournament held recently and organised by the Xewkija Tigers Youth Nursery. This year the tournament was open for Under 9 teams, with the participant teams being Xewkija Tigers YNFC, Kercem Ajax YNFC, Munxar Falcons YNFC, Hamrun Spartans YNFC and Mellieha YNSC. Towards the end […]
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No differentiation between nationalities when it comes to utilities

At a meeting held on Friday evening and attended by Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi, James Davis, CEO of ARMS, Mathew Grech, Lawyer for ARMS and Patricia Graham of the ‘Up in ARMS’ lobby group, Mr Davis announced the news that “all consumers would now be treated as Maltese Nationals in order that there would be […]
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Midday Mini Recitals for Christmastide start today at Il-Hagar Museum

Today, the Victoria museum Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo is presenting a Midday Mini Recital for Christmastide. It is the first in a series for Saturdays leading up to Christmas and takes place at the entrance hall of the Museum which is located in St George’s Square. The concerts will take 30 minutes and are […]
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Environment protest march postponed due to inclement weather conditions

The twelve environmental NGOs organising the environment protest regret to inform that due to the inclement weather conditions, the protest march planned for today at 10.30 from City Gate Valletta has had to be postponed. It would be irresponsible to do otherwise. The date for the next march will be advised shortly. Birdlife Malta, Din […]
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6.1% increase in the number of people who visited Gozo – Ministry for Gozo

The Ministry for Gozo has said in a statement that according to the the latest official figures, the number of people who visited Gozo in the first nine months of this year increased by 6.1% compared to last year, the number of nights stay also increased by 9.0% over the same period. September saw an […]
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CBM issues €10 numismatic silver coin commemorating Sir Paul Boffa

The Central Bank of Malta has issued a numismatic coin in silver commemorating the first post-war Prime Minister Sir Paul Boffa. The coin has a face value of €10 and is the last product issued by the Bank under its 2013 coin programme. The coin was struck at the Royal Dutch Mint. The obverse shows […]
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Dar Guzeppa Debono ‘Open Day’ to welcome the public through its doors

Dar Guzeppa Debono is opening its doors to the public on Sunday, the 15th of December, between 8.30am and 8.30pm. The aim is to encourage people to find out more information about the services that the Home offers. “Many still carry the idea that Dar Guzeppa Debono is a residence for unmarried mothers who are […]
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Government welcomes latest employment figures published by Eurostat

The Government said in a statement this afternoon that the unemployment figures published by Eurostat “put Malta among the best performing countries in Europe in the employment sector.” “The Eurostat report, published today, says employment in Malta is on the rise. The Eurostat report shows that unemployment in Malta in October 2013 was 6.4%, which […]
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